|Unsold television pilot - ''Sea Divers''|
An unsold television pilot called "Sea Divers". I'm not surprised this wasn't picked up, the production values would have been b-grade even for a syndicated show.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Unsold pilot; television pilot; 1958
Downloads: 168 (1 review)
|Code 3: The Sniper|
A sniper is on the loose shooting down women in Los Angeles County. Is the latest shooting a failed attempt by the sniper or a copycat? Episode 20 (1957)
Keywords: Code 3; Police; Classic TV
Downloads: 1,608 (2 reviews)
|BBC Television received in New York - November 1938 - Alexandra Palace Television Society|
The four-minute compilation from 1938 exists only because of a technological fluke and the enthusiasm of two television buffs, one in Britain and the other in America where, thanks to freak atmospheric conditions, it was picked up and recorded on a cine camera placed in front of a television screen as the images came in. Andrew Emmerson, the British enthusiast, spent five years tracking down the recording and believes it is the only surviving example of pre-war live high-definition British telev...
Keywords: apts; simon; vaughan; new; york; telerecording; alexandra; palace; jasmine; bligh; elizabeth; cowell; bbc; television; history; 1938; ally; pally
Downloads: 7,361 (9 reviews)
|Bob Gets Harvey A Raise|
Love That Bob Ep4x24 Bob Gets Harvey A Raise
Keywords: Love That Bob; Classic TV
Downloads: 1,742 (1 review)
|Don Wilsons 27'th Anniversary|
Jack Benny ep Don Wilsons 27'th Anniversary
Keywords: Jack Benny; Classic TV
Downloads: 3,733 (3 reviews)
|''Ozzie and Harriet'' - (Episode Title: ''No News for Harriet'', Season 8 Episode 31, Aired 8 June 1960)|
An episode of the sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" called "No News for Harriet". This episode aired 8 June 1960 over the ABC Television Network, and is presented here with original commercials. In this episode, Ozzie finds out his neighbor makes up stories to make his life more seem interesting to his wife.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Classic Television; TV; Ozzie Nelson; Lyle Talbot; Mary Jane Croft; Actor Playing Himself; ABC Television Network; American Broadcasting Company; Sitcom; Commercials; Public Domain TV; Public Domain Television; Based on Radio Show
Downloads: 2,596 (4 reviews)
|''Bride and Groom'' - Misc episode 2|
An episode of the late-1950s NBC revival of "Bride and Groom". This was a show in which a couple who had decided to get married, would get married on the air, and receive a bunch of prizes for doing so. Features the wedding of Honey Dubin and Harold Greer. This was a daytime series, so expect more advertising than a prime-time series.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Bride and Groom; 1950s; Wedding; Daytime television
Downloads: 214 (2 reviews)
|A Show Called Fred|
A Show Called Fred was the successor series to The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d. It was made by Associated-Rediffusion and broadcast only in London area. It was predominantly a sketch comedy attempting to translate the audio antics of the The Goon Show into visual antics in bizarre and often surreal comedy sketches. The series was written by Spike Milligan and produced and directed by Richard Lester. (from Wikipedia)
Keywords: Classic TV; British; Comedy; The Goon Show; Spike Milligan; Peter Sellers
Downloads: 5,877 (4 reviews)
|Late 1950 Episode of sitcom ''The Trouble With Father'' - Thank You, Mr Jarvis|
An episode of the sitcom "The Trouble with Father" that probably aired on the 9th of December, 1950. In this episode, the Ewrin family win a famous butler in a radio contest, but find he doesn't quite suit the family. Starring real-life couple Stu and June Erwin. (Season 1, Episode 8)
Keywords: Classic TV; TV; Television; Classic Television; Sitcom; Early TV; Early Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Stu Erwin; June Erwin
Downloads: 1,025 (1 review)
|Ozzie & Harriet: Individuality|
You'll see why Ozzie wants to delay having the house painted until Thorny is out of town. Meanwhile, Ricky is given permission to redecorate his half of the bedroom---much to David's dismay. The way that Thorny goes about threatening to sue Ozzie is funny: "Of course, it'd be a dirty shame to waste this lovely weather in a musty old courtroom. I think my old friend Judge Hopkins is on the bench. The man you beat in the playoffs at the Rotary Club golf tournament...
Keywords: Ozzie & Harriet; classic tv; Don DeFore; Frank Cady
Downloads: 1,849 (4 reviews)
|Our Miss Brooks - The Big Jump - Larry Burns|
Mr. Conklin gets his name in the paper by scheduling a safety jump from the school roof. However when the day arrives for him to jump he gets cold feet, fakes an injury and then tries to get someone else at Madison to do the jump in his place. Suddenly all of the male teachers are injured in some way and it is up to Miss Brooks to jump or else!
Keywords: Our Miss Brooks; Classic TV; 1950s
Downloads: 6,092 (2 reviews)
|''The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'' (Episode Title: ''Little Black Box'', aired 13 May 1959)|
In this unusual episode of the ABC-TV sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet", the wives make a bet that their husbands have just as much curiousity as them. This aired 13 May 1959, and is presented here with original commercials for the Quaker Oats company. Along with the real-life Nelson family, the episode cast includes such notables as Lyle Talbot, Mary Jane Croft and even Frank Cady.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Classic Television; TV; Sitcom; Humor; Humorous; Comedic; Ozzie Nelson; Harriet Nelson; Lyle Talbot; Mary Jane Croft; Frank Cady; Commercials; Old Time Television; Masterpoxen
Downloads: 1,532 (2 reviews)
|''The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'' - A Ball of Tinfoil (1955)|
An episode of the 1950's family comedy "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" called "A Ball of Tinfoil". This aired 25 November 1955 (Season 4, Episode 9). In this episode, Harriet's attempts to get rid of old junk results in chaos. Includes commercials and network ID.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50s; 1950s; 1950's; 50's; Fifties; Ozzie Nelson
Downloads: 2,440 (4 reviews)
|''Jackpot Bowling'' - 19 December 1960?|
An episode of "Jackpot Bowling", an NBC series in which professional bowlers competed against each other. Hosted by Milton Berle. There is also a celebrity guest, in this case Mort Sahl. Not sure why he is on a bowling show though. Please note that the picture quality is abysmal, in fact the picture quality is so bad you'll want your eyes to be gouged out by an Uchiha clan member. You have been warned...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Jackpot Bowling; Milton Berle; Bowling; Bad Picture Quality; Crappy Picture Quality; My Eyes are Bleeding; 1960s; Mort Sahl
Downloads: 213 (1 review)
|Studio One: June Moon (1949)|
"Studio One" June moon (1949) Director: Walter Hart Story by George S. Kaufman, Ring Lardner Cast: Jack Lemmon, Eva Marie Saint, Glenda Farrell Original Air Date: 22 June 1949 (Season 1, Episode 19)
Keywords: Studio One; Classic TV; 1940's Television; CBS; Kinescope; Live TV; Westinghouse; Worthington Miner; 1949
Downloads: 1,798 (2 reviews)
|''Play Your Hunch'' - 20 June 1962|
An episode of the game show "Play Your Hunch". This is a prime-time episode, and according to IMDb, aired 20 June 1962. Featuring special guest Kaye Ballard. Hosted by Merv Griffin. Original commercials intact. Please note that while this episode is public domain, the film excerpted in one segment is not.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Play Your Hunch; 1960s; 60s; Sixties; Game Show; Game Shows; Merv Griffin
Downloads: 1,414 (2 reviews)
|''Dollar a Second'' - 28 January 1955?|
A questionable episode of "Dollar a Second", a very strange 1950s game show. This episode is guest-hosted by Dagmar. Not sure of the date, but old newspaper listings suggest 28 January 1955 was the date. Complete with the original commercials for Mogen David wine.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Dollar a Second; 1950s; Game show; Dagmar
Downloads: 585 (1 review)
|''Who Said That'' - 30 March 1953|
An episode of "Who Said That?", a panel show. Not sure if you'd call this a game show or not. Hosted by Walter Kiernan, with panelists H.V. Kaltenborn, Dagmar, Deems Taylor and Frank Conniff. Series aired on NBC. Panelists are given a quote in the news, and are asked to name who said it. Features about 25 minutes of actual show and approx 4 minutes of advertising...as you expect for the 1950s prime-time series.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Who Said That; Panel show; Dagmar
Downloads: 1,419 (1 review)
|1955 Episode of ''The Jimmy Durante Show'' - With Guest Johnnie Ray|
A bizarre episode of "The Jimmy Durante Show" from 1955, featuring several special guests including Johnnie Ray. This rather questionable episode also includes the original unintentionally hilarious commercials for Texaco. Please forgive the slight cut-off during the ending of the show.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Jimmy Durante; Johnnie Ray; Texaco
Downloads: 1,701 (1 review)
|Tales of Tomorrow #15: The Dune Roller - George F. Foley|
From the live tv anthology series Tales of Tomorrow. Mysterious menacing minerals in Michigan. More info at the IMDB. Upload courtesy of Inventing Situations. Hopefully in the public domain.
Keywords: scifi; live tv; television; tv; tales of tomorrow
Downloads: 7,693 (6 reviews)
|''The Jane Powell Show'' - Unsold Pilot|
An unsold pilot for a proposed series titled "The Jane Powell Show". This would have been a sitcom about a singer who marries a a math professor (played by Russell Johnson) and has to adapt to small-town life.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1960s; 60s; Sixties; Jane Powell; Unsold TV Pilot
Downloads: 2,000 (5 reviews)
|''Dagmar's Canteen'' - 30 November 1951|
An episode of "Dagmar's Canteen", a NBC variety series starring Dagmar. Episode over-runs and ends abruptly. I am confused: Sources give the date as 30 November 1951 and a reference to early Christmas shopping seems to confirm this, however contemporary newspaper accounts suggest the series debuted March 1952. Can anyone explain this?
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; Live television; Early television; Variety show; Dagmar's Canteen; Dagmar
Downloads: 514 (3 reviews)
|The Court of Last Resort: The Mary Morales Case|
A woman, convicted of murder, swears it was an accident, but no one will take her seriously until the Court of Last Resort steps in. Episode 23
Keywords: Classic TV; Court of Last Resort
Downloads: 1,209 (2 reviews)
|The Thin Man - T.V. Series 1958 - Clarington Productions|
Peter Lawford - Phyllis Kirk - Asta This episode guest stars Robby The Robot from the movie ' Forebidden Planet'. Nick and Nora Charles come to the aid of a robot that is the prime suspect in a murder .
Keywords: nick; nora; robot; classic television; murder; peter lawford; phyllis kirk; dectective; husband and wife
Downloads: 3,449 (5 reviews)
|PEOPLE ARE FUNNY|
Back to the 50's with a half hour show hosted by Art Linkletter.Contestants are asked to do all sorts of crazy things, proving that PEOPLE ARE FUNNY!
Keywords: PEOPLE ARE FUNNY; Art Linkletter; fifties shows
Downloads: 13,507 (4 reviews)
|Bonanza - The Fear Merchants - NBC|
Set in Nevada in the 1860s, Bonanza chronicled the adventures of the Cartwright family who owned a large ranch called The Ponderosa. Ben Cartwright and his three sons, Adam, Hoss, and Joe fought for what was just and decent in a time where lawlessness was common. The widowed patriarch Ben Cartwright had three sons, each by a different wife: the oldest was the urbane architect Adam Cartwright, who built the ranch house...
Keywords: Bonanza; Classic TV; Classic Television; Westerns; Color; Public Domain
Downloads: 5,439 (3 reviews)
Tales Of Tomorrow ep Ghost Writer * 75. * Season: 2 * Episode: 32 * First Aired: 3/27/1953
Keywords: Tales Of Tomorrow; Classic Tv
Downloads: 3,844 (7 reviews)
|Space patrol - "The Laughing Alien" (1953)|
Another episode of the Science-fiction series "Space patrol", aired live on March 28, 1953. Ed Kemmer is "Commander Buzz Corry" and Lyn Osborn is "Cadet Happy". Includes original commercials for "Wheat Chex" and "Rice Chex".
Keywords: Classic TV; 50's Television; 1950's; Live TV; Kinescope; ABC; Science fiction; Space patrol; 1953
Downloads: 4,641 (3 reviews)
|Tales Of Frankenstein (The Face In The Tombstone Mirror) - Pilot|
Tales Of Frankenstein (The Face In The Tombstone Mirror) - Pilot A collaboration between Screen Gems and Hammer Studios and written by Kurt Siodmack, the creator of The Wolfman. This TV pilot looks like a combination of Universal and Hammer Frankenstein movies.
Keywords: tales; frankenstein; face; tombstone; mirror; Kurt Siodmack; unsold; pilot; science fiction; horror; Hammer; Universal; Screen Gems; TV; series
Downloads: 2,176 (3 reviews)
|Tales Of Frankenstein (Jack The Ripper)|
Second episode of an unsold anthology series.
Keywords: tales; frankenstein; Jack the Ripper; Jack; ripper; face; tombstone; mirror; Kurt Siodmack; unsold; pilot; science fiction; horror; Hammer; Universal; Screen Gems; TV; series
Downloads: 1,143 (3 reviews)
|''Stage 7'' - The Time of the Day|
An episode of dramatic anthology series "Stage 7". This episode stars Peggy Ann Garner, Charles Bronson, Irene Hervey and Grandon Rhodes. Originally broadcast 29 May 1955 on CBS, however this is a 1959 syndication print under the "Star Performance" title, though it does run the correct 25-and-a-half minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Drama; Anthology series; Anthology; Peggy Ann Garner; Charles Bronson; Stage 7; Irene Hervey; Grandon Rhodes
Downloads: 320 (1 review)
|Excerpts from 1951 Television - Matthew Paul Argall|
I don't know if this video is legal or not, but here's a collection of excerpts from public domain United States television programming from 1951. I give a (lousy) introduction at the start. Some of these clips are very pleasant and charmingly dated, while others make it clear that there is a reason times have changed. Represented are clips of shows from CBS, ABC, NBC, DuMont, and first-run syndication...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1951; Early Television; Kinescope; ABC; CBS; NBC; 1950s; Live television; Music; Comedy
Downloads: 300 (2 reviews)
|Captain Midnight (1955)|
Episode MISSION TO MEXICO, of the 50s series CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT with original commercials for Ovaltine. Starring Richard Webb and Sid Melton. Air Date: October 5, 1955 Opening announcment: On a mountaintop, high above a large city, stands the headquarters of a man devoted to the cause of freedom and justice... a war hero who has never stopped fighting against his country's enemies... a private citizen who is dedicating his life to the struggle against evil men everywhere.....
Keywords: Classic TV; 1955; Fifties; Captain Midnight; Richard Webb
Downloads: 16,547 (6 reviews)
|Lights Out - Dead Man's Coat|
Lights Out | Season 2, Episode 38 | Originally Aired - May 14th, 1951
Keywords: Lights Out; Horror; Mystery; Anthology; Basil Rathbone; Classic TV. 1950s
Downloads: 2,463 (4 reviews)
My Friend Irma - Irma Gets Engaged
Keywords: My Friend Irma; Classic TV
Downloads: 1,463 (1 review)
|Climax!: Public Pigeon #1|
Red Skelton plays a lovable but naive dupe roped into helping a gang of confidence men. When the dupe is imprisoned, the crooks need him to get him out to get their money out of his safe deposit box Ann Rutherford plays the fiance. Season 2, Episode 2 (September 8, 1955) The story was remade for a 1957 movie of the same name, also starring Skelton. Does not include commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Climax; Red Skelton
Downloads: 2,390 (1 review)
|Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Sorcerers Apprentice - FreeBmovies|
The Great Sadini finds a young man passed out from hunger on the carnival grounds and takes him inside to his trailer. The boy, Hugo, proves to be simple. His first thought on waking is that he is dead and that Sadini and his wife are the devil and an angel. He's nearly right -- but he has the roles reversed. Sadini's compassion prompts him to take the kid under his wing and teach him about magic. From Imdb This Is one of the two PD Alfred Hitchcock Presents episodes
Keywords: Alfred Hitchcock Presents; hitchcock; mystery; classic Tv
Downloads: 19,898 (5 reviews)
|Suspense - The Debt|
A young drifter is robbed by two other hobos after hopping off a train. Making his way to a country store, he's offered refuge from the rain by the young woman and her father who run the business. During the night the store is robbed and the old man is murdered. The drifter's first instinct is to run, but he quickly figures out who the real murderers are. Original Air Date: May 27, 1952
Keywords: Suspense; Classic TV
Downloads: 1,624 (1 review)
|BBC TV - George Orwell's 1984|
BBC Television's live production of George Orwell's "1984"
Keywords: Classic TV, BBC, 1984
Downloads: 77,290 (13 reviews)
|A Few More Seconds of Classic TV - Matthew Paul Argall|
A sequel to "A Few Seconds of Classic TV". This video consists of very short excerpts from over 50 different public domain classic TV series, mainly focusing on the 1950s. The clips occasionally appear to be making a statement...and there's even a little bit of minority representation!
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Comedy; Drama; Random; Classic Television; Black and White; Pop culture
Downloads: 1,086 (1 review)
|1949 - Roller Derby - New Jersey vs Philadelphia|
Here is the second of two surviving roller derby games from 1949. This game features New Jersey against Philadelphia.
Keywords: Roller Derby; Sports; Blatz Beer Commercials; 1949; 1940s; Classic_TV
Downloads: 2,442 (4 reviews)
|''Coke Time with Eddie Fisher'' - 20th January 1955 Episode with Winter Theme|
An episode of "Coke Time with Eddie Fisher", a television series that aired on NBC during the 1950s. The show is presented here with original Coca-Cola commercials and a short PSA. Pop-crooner Eddie Fisher sings the following songs: "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow", "Make Yourself Comfortable"", "The Loveliest Night of the Year", and, rather ironically, "(I'm Always Hearing) Wedding Bells".
Keywords: Classic TV; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; TV; Television; Classic Television; Music; Music TV; Music Television; Eddie Fisher; Coca-Cola; Coke
Downloads: 1,128 (2 reviews)
|SKY KING - Tom Ferrera|
Kirby Grant as Sky King in another great adventure!
Keywords: sky king; classic television
Downloads: 2,246 (1 review)
|SKY KING - Mike Gallucci|
Stars Kirby Grant as Sky King.
Keywords: sky king; classis tv
Downloads: 3,310 (1 review)
|SKY KING - Otha Lee Rivers, jr.|
Kirby Grant in the title role of Sky King.
Keywords: sky king; classic television
Downloads: 2,541 (1 review)
|''Four Star Playhouse'' - Ladies on his Mind|
An unusual episode of "Four Star Playhouse", a popular anthology TV series of the 1950s. This episode stars Ronald Colman, Elisabeth Fraser, Patricia Morison, and Hillary Brooke. This originally aired 21 May 1953 on CBS, however this copy is a syndication print under the "Star Performance" title, but still runs the correct 25-and-a-half minutes.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Four Star Playhouse; Ronald Colman; Elisabeth Fraser; Patricia Morison; Hillary Brooke; Early Television; 1950s; Fifties; Drama; Anthology; Anthology series
Downloads: 340 (2 reviews)
|Bob DIgs Rock And Roll|
Love That Bob Ep 4x33 Bob DIgs Rock And Roll
Keywords: Love That Bob; Classic TV
Downloads: 3,129 (3 reviews)
|''The Big Party'' - 8 October 1959|
An episode of the late-1950s variety series "The Big Party". Each episode was a whopping 90 minutes. In this episode, Rock Hudson throws a party, his guests include the multi-talented Sammy Davis Jr. (is there anything he can't do?), Tallulah Bankhead, an under-used Esther Williams, a surprising (by 1959 TV standards) Mort Sahl, and other celebrities. Barbara Britton is also around to give us lots of Revlon commercials, and was the only recurring cast member in the short-lived series.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Variety Show; Variety Series; The Big Party; Rock Hudson; Sammy Davis Jr; Tallulah Bankhead; Esther Williams; Mort Sahl; Barbara Britton; Revlon; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; 1959; Live television; Party
Downloads: 939 (2 reviews)
|Topper - Henrietta Sells The House|
Rare original network print of a Topper episode. Contains original sponsor opening and closing credits and original commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Topper; Thorne Smith; Leo Carrol; Robert Sterling; Anne Jeffries; Ghosts; Comedy
Downloads: 10,165 (5 reviews)
|Grand Old Opry - 28/April/1956|
Host: Carl Smith - Guests include: Buddy Ebsen, Chet Atkins, Collins Kids, The Jordanaires, June Carter, Flatt and Scruggs, Minnie Pearl, etc.
Keywords: Classic TV; 1950's Television; ABC; Kinescope; Live TV; Purina; Grand ole opry; 1956
Downloads: 22,045 (9 reviews)